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Staff Union, Lifehacker EIC Rebuke G/O Media Over Firing of Travel Writer

The editor-in-chief of Lifehacker and a union representing staffers at the site each blasted parent company G/O Media on Friday over the abrupt firing of the site's travel writer—the latest in a long string of public disputes between management and staff at the one-year-old digital media... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-20 16:06:59 UTC ]
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‘Black and Asian people not seen as readers’: Bernardine Evaristo condemns books industry

In foreword to report into diversity in publishing, Booker prize-winning author rails against ‘ridiculous’ beliefsBernardine Evaristo, the first black woman to win the Booker prize, has hit out at “ridiculous” and “misguided” beliefs in the publishing industry, where “black and Asian people are... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-23 11:06:09 UTC ]
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Radical Kindness: PW talks with Ashlee Eiland

In ‘Human(Kind)’ Ashlee Eiland draws on her experiences as a black woman as well as her extensive Biblical knowledge to advocate for a radical kindness and unity that can appeal to people from all backgrounds and from across the aisle. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison Dies at 88

Novelist of our hearts Toni Morrison died Monday night, her publisher reports, at the age of 88. Morrison won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her best-selling, groundbreaking novel Beloved, and was the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1993. She wrote 11 novels... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-08-08 21:38:07 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate, Has Died at 88

Toni Morrison, giant of American literature and the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has passed away. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-06 14:08:13 UTC ]
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Chicago’s first black woman-owned bookstore is open for business

Semicolon—a vibrant new bookstore, community space, and gallery for Chicago’s street art scene—opened its doors on Tuesday with a party and mural unveiling. The store is just one of a handful of woman-owned bookstores in Chicago and its only bookstore owned by a black woman. An author... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-12 15:33:15 UTC ]
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How to be a black woman and succeed: two friends who have written the manual

Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke have turned a dream into a hot publishing property – a self-help guide for black womenIn March 2015, Elizabeth Uviebinené had a brainwave that a less determined 22-year-old might have dismissed as a water-cooler pipe dream. It was ignited by a single chapter... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharmaine Lovegrove: ‘If you don’t have a diverse workforce or product, sooner or later you won’t exist’

The Dialogue Books publisher felt shut out of the book world, working her own way up from secondhand book stall to heading her inclusive new imprint. At last, she writes, the industy is changingI am from a family of activists. My uncle, Len Garrison, was the founder of the Black Cultural... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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